Upper Sandusky, OH asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Ohio

Q: Custodial parent does not have the kids often could that result in decrease child support and/or custody?

Ex and I broke up (never married) and I moved out of county to get away from him and I live with my new partner and refused to move back. We have "shared parenting" I get my 3 kids every other weekend and every other week during summer and special occasions and he got school placement. He took me to court out of spite for leaving him and because he wanted the child support. He hardly ever has all our kids 1. Because they don't want to be around him and 2. They would rather stay with my family even on school nights in the county they go to school then with him. He only ever has our 2 year old not the 7 and 9 year old. I been keeping track because I call them three times a day. Could him not having all three of the kids as often as he should affect child support payments and/or custody?

1 Lawyer Answer
Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: All of those issues are relevant when filing with the court seeking to modify child support and/or custody. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to advise you.

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